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Newspapers Mentions in Newspapers

I have just added (9/2014) a new page Miscellaneous mentions of Russell County veterans. This new page has almost 100 additional mentions from the Lebanon News.

The news section contains mentions of Civil War veterans from various newspapers. Other mentions from these papers are in the Obituaries section of the site.


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October 3, 1862 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
James Gilmer, William Harman, George Williams, Lt. [Joseph] Kendrick
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October 10, 1862 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
James A. Gilmer, William Harman, George Williams, J. B. Kendrick, James H. Barrett
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October 24, 1862 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
William R. Candler
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November 21, 1862 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Thomas J. Davis, Jefferson Dye
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February 20, 1863 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
William Lockhart, F. M. Blair, Crocket Witt, Plessant Witt, Nick Honaker
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April 17, 1863 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Isaac Jones, Preston Jones, Eli Hubbard, Lowry Cox, Geo. W. H. Belcher, Lafayette Mc. Fields jr., William H. Price, Thomas L. Cumbo, William Compton, David Duncan, Hiram Grizzle, Johnson Kelley, George W. Price, Thomas Robinson, and Smith Taylor
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May 15, 1863 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Oscar Duff
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June 12, 1863 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
James D. Wise
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July 24, 1863 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Thos. Dickens, R. Cross, John L. Black, S. P. McFarlane, D. A. Jessee
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July 24, 1863 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Emmit Gray
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August 14, 1863 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
H. S. Fickle, William J. Campbell, Luther Clapp, B. F. Reynolds, James M. Dills
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August 14, 1863 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
James Henritze
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December 11, 1863 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Lafayette Gilmer, W. A. Kilgore
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February 26, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
James A. Gilmer, Isaac B. Fickle, J. J. Henritze, Beverly Fuller announce they are running for offices in Russell County.
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March 4, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Samuel Hargis annouces he is running for Sheriff of Russell County
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March 18, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Charles William Johnson announces he is running for Commissioner of the Revenue in Russell County.
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March 18, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
An interesting story.
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March 18, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
James Martin, George Bays
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April 8, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Edward D. Gray announces he is running for Commissioner of the Revenue in Russell County.
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April 15, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
William Sample, Robert Cross, Abednego Kiser and George W. Candler announce they are running for office in Russell County.
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April 22, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
James H. McFarlane announces he is running for Commissioner of the Revenue in Russell County.
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May 6, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
William Sample letter to the editor. Abram Fletcher and A. M. Lee announce they are running for office.
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June 3, 1864 Abingdon Virginian, Abingdon, Virginia
Tevis P. Lee, Harden Williams, C. H. Williams, John Ramsey, John P. Hamilton, William H. Hurt, George W. Hackney, A. J. Williams, G. K. Clifton, William Powers.
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August 8, 1895 Hazel Green Herald, Hazel Green, KY
Poem and article on William P. Samples.
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1900 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Reunion in Kentucky train information.
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June 1, 1900 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
List of those attending the reunion in Kentucky.
June 1, 1900 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
List of soldiers and widows obtaining pensions.
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June 8, 1900 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Veteran James Gray fell from a window at reunion.
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October 8, 1902 Richmond Times, Richmond, Virginia
McElhenney Camp meets and elects leaders.
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March 20, 1903 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Vince Jessee birthday party attended by many veterans.
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May 29, 1903 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Veterans who attended reunion.
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October 16, 1903 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Reunion in Lebanon in October.
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December 4, 1903 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Mention of the funeral of Henry Hopkins Dickenson.
1904 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Discussion of the Confederate Monument.
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January 29, 1904 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Discussion of the Confederate Monument.
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March 10, 1905 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
J. W. Bausell visits Harvey W. Martin.
March 15, 1905 Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, West Virginia
Article on Mathias Mc. Lee.
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August 17, 1906 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Smaller reunion in Lebanon.
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January 11, 1907 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Southern Cross of Honors given to 19 veterans.
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September 27, 1907 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Reunion picture for sale.
September 27, 1907 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
List of approved pensions and amounts.
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May 29, 1908 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Southern Cross of Honors given to more veterans.
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May 29, 1908 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Pension board list of returned applications for deficiencies.
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September 17, 1908 Tazewell Republican, Tazewell, Virginia
Description of the Russell County Confederate Veterans reunion of 1908, at Honaker.
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September 18, 1908 Clinch Valley News, Jeffersonville, Virginia
Description of the Russell County Confederate Veterans reunion of 1908, at Honaker.
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December 24, 1909 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Joel R. Campbell is sick.
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January 14, 1910 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Resolutions passed on the death of Jacob C. Gent.
August 19, 1910 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Small reunion in Lebanon. David Kent Banner in Big Stone Gap.
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August 26, 1910 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
More reunion news.
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February 10, 1911 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Samuel Kelley, "old soldier".
May 5, 1911 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
C. W. Powers.
February 23, 1912 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
No more Crosses of Honor.
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May 31, 1912 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Memorial services; list of dead in last year.
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July 26, 1912 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
1912 Reunion at Honaker
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September 6, 1912 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
1912 Reunion and McElhaney Camp meeting.
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September 25, 1912 Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, West Virginia
N. S. Dickenson
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February 14, 1913 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Eli Buckles donates to monument fund.
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March 7, 1913 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
More donations to monument fund.
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April 18, 1913 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Collect funds to send vets to Gettysburg.
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April 25, 1913 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Whitley Thomas loses hand.
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July 11, 1913 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Donations for Confederate Monument.
September 19, 1913 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Description of the 1913 reunion.
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December 5, 1913 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Committee to examine pensions.
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July 3, 1914 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Unveiling of Monument. Rod Addision house burns.
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August 6, 1914 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
1914 reunion to be held in Elk Garden.
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January 1, 1915 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Biography of Whitley Thomas.
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June 1, 1915 Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, West Virginia
M. S. Dickerson, Meekin Hurt, George W. Gray, and J. W. Bausell
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September 1, 1916 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
1916 reunion to be held at Cleveland.
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October 6, 1916 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Description of the 1916 reunion at Cleveland.
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May 29, 1917 Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, West Virginia
J. D. Alexander
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June 3, 1917 Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, West Virginia
A. F. Hurt
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September 27, 1918 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
People attending the 1918 Tulsa, OK reunion.
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May 23, 1919 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Memorial service announced.
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May 23, 1919 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Free dinner for vets.
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January 23, 1920 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
J. F. W. Saddlers seeks old comrades.
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ca. 6/1924 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Memorial services held.
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October 3, 1924 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Essay on Luther Hart Clapp, written by his grand daughter.
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July 17, 1925 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Mayor Bausell turns 80.
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October 23, 1925 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Mayor Bausell visits Bristol.
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April 16, 1927 Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, Illinois
Article and photo on Aaron L. Hurt.
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April 16, 1927 Post Crescent, Zanesville, Ohio
Article and photo on Aaron L. Hurt.
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June 10, 1927 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Seventeen old vets hear sermon.
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September 23, 1927 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Mayor Bausell attends reunion in Bristol.
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June 1, 1928 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
"Two Survivors 16th Virginia Cavalry"
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June 30, 1928 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Six veterans at memorial service.
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January 27, 1929 Lincoln Star Sun, Lincoln, Nebraska
Article and photo on Cummings Gilmer.
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April 5, 1929 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
List of surviving veterans.
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June 14, 1929 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Memorial service to be held.
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July 5, 1930 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Old vets hear memorial service.
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ca. March, 1930 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Shooting and killings just after war.
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March 6, 1931 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Veterans attend birthday party.
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September 18, 1931 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
J. W. Bausell celebrates 66th wedding anniversary.
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May 22, 1932 Lincoln Star Sun, Lincoln, Nebraska
Another article and photo on Cummings Gilmer.
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June 30, 1933 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Old Soldiers Picnic planned.
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July 7, 1933 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Reunion held.
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July 14, 1933 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
List of surviving veterans.
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July 21, 1933 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
List of surviving veterans.
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July 28, 1933 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
List of surviving veterans.
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June 29, 1934 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Memorial service held.
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August 2, 1935 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
George Williams war recollections.
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August 9, 1935 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
Memorial service to be held.
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August 23, 1935 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
One veteran at memorial service.
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August 23, 1935 Lebanon News, Lebanon, Virginia
B. F. Francisco at memorial service.
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May 14, 1936 Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee
Bryant F. Francisco turns 96 years old
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November 26, 1936 Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee
"Few Confederate Veterans Remain"
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April 26, 1937 Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee
Article on Samuel Patton McCloud.
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April 19, 1938 Spokane Daily Chronicle, Spokane, Washington
Article and photo on Union soldier Andrew Kiser.
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April 26, 1938 Ogden Standard Examiner, Ogden, Utah
Article and photo on Union soldier Andrew Kiser.
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